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[Asia, China] Chinese researchers discover why so many writers are heavy smokers

A Chinese study on how tobacco use damages the brain has also stumbled upon evidence heavy smoking can boost concentration and imagination - something scientists say could shed light on why many writers are attracted to lighting up.
South China Morning Post
added Oct 25, 2014 22:07
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'Lost pleasure' from smoking not a cost in economic analyses

"Lost pleasure" represented by consumer surplus should not be considered in economic impact analyses of tobacco regulation, according to an ideas and opinions piece published online Oct. 14 in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 16, 2014 20:33
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Pfizer CEO Avoids Testifying with Another Chantix Settlement

Just one week before Bedsole’s Chantix lawsuit was scheduled to go to trial on January 23, 2013, Pfizer offered a settlement agreement. Bedsole sued Pfizer claiming that the drug he had used to help him quit smoking actually caused him to have suicidal th
Top Class Actions
added Jan 29, 2013 16:42
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[Korea - South] Cigarette advertising in the Republic of Korea: a case illustration of The One

In this paper, we provide a semiotic analysis of packaging and promotions for KT&G's The One, which is a brand with a relatively low machine-measured tar delivery.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2012 02:25
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[UK, New York] KEENAN: APOV: Memories: Up in smoke?

According to new research findings by Northumbria University in Britain, there would certainly be more people with better or increased memories. Researchers at the University of Northumbria compared a group of smokers with two groups of nonsmokers.
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Oct 17, 2012 02:36
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The Relationship between Intended Use and Perceived Health Risk for a Novel Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Product

CONCLUSIONS: THS was associated with risk perceptions which were lower than CC and higher than the lowest comparators. Perceived Health Risk predicted intended use.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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[Canada] Smoking ban challenged as discriminatory

A Penticton woman who says a strata bylaw forbidding from smoking on her patio is discriminatory will have her case heard by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal....because Dandurand suffers from multiple psychiatric conditions — including post-traumatic stress
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 01:10
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E-cigarettes 'as dangerous for unborn babies as regular tobacco'

Research finds that exposure to volatile chemicals from the devices disrupts the activity of thousands of genes in the developing frontal cortex...women who smoke may harm their babies' brain development if they turn to e-cigarettes to satisfy their nico
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 14:41
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Nicotine, the Wonder Drug?

This notorious stimulant may enhance learning and help treat Parkinson's, schizophrenia and other neurological diseases.
Discover Magazine
added Apr 2, 2015 19:02
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Scientists decode why people get addicted to smoking

Scientists have discovered that nicotine exploits the body's cellular machinery to promote addiction ... Nicotine, the active ingredient of tobacco, activates receptors known as nAChRs and, remarkably, unlike most other drugs of abuse, it acts as a "pha
Financial Express (in)
added Dec 31, 2013 16:00
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